Study Abroad in Rome, Italy

Study Abroad in Rome: Fees

Session/Term Fee
Fall Semester (with meal allowance) $16,295
Spring Semester (with meal allowance) $16,295 $14,295
Fall Semester (without meal allowance) $14,995
Spring Semester (without meal allowance) $14,995 $12,995

Program Fee Includes:


  • Personalized assistance from site specialists on the AIFS Admissions Team in the U.S. to help you prepare for your study abroad experience, answer questions about the academic program, provide course syllabi and assist with the student visa process
  • Pre-departure resources including online course descriptions, an information handbook and an online AIFS account to help you manage your application and pre-departure materials
  • Student networking resources allow you to connect with other students who will be going on your program, as well as AIFS alumni who can provide first-hand information and advice on what to expect


  • Tuition up to 19 semester credits
  • Housing in apartments or in an Italian homestay
  • Meal plan group meals, tastings and meal vouchers for five breakfasts and five lunches or dinners a week (valued at $1,300) to develop your appreciation of typical Italian cuisine
  • 2-Week Orientation to start living your Roman experience: Includes a 2-credit Intensive Italian Language course, cultural orientation workshops and immersion opportunities with local Italian students
  • Social and Cultural activities including day trips, visits to museums, art galleries, theaters, concerts, opera, ballet, cooking and wine tasting and more
  • Excursions and day trips a 3-day trip to Florence, 3-day trip to Naples and Pompeii and day trip to Assisi and Trevi
  • Museum entrances for all course related visits
  • Resident Director and experienced Student Services Staff to help with any questions or advice you may need while in Rome
  • AIFS Office to meet with the Resident Director and staff
  • University services including use of the library, computer lab and access to career services
  • Registration with local police authorities (Permits of Stay)
  • Volunteer opportunities, for-credit internships and service learning programs
  • Comprehensive insurance and assistance package
  • 24-hour emergency telephone service allows you to reach AIFS staff at any time in an urgent situation

Upon Return

  • Official transcript issued by Richmond, The American International University in London. One official copy will be sent to the student’s home institution on completion of the program
  • Re-entry materials and support upon return to the U.S. to help you make the transition back to life after your study abroad experience
  • Alumni network and career development opportunities on the AIFS Alumni Advocate and AIFS Alumni Ambassador Programs

Optional Components

Please note fee does not include the non-refundable $95 application fee. Students not selecting the AIFS Flight Package are responsible for arranging their own flights according to the most up-to-date itinerary.

AIFS Program with Optional Round-Trip Flights and Airport Transfers

For your convenience, AIFS will arrange your round-trip airfare (including all fuel surcharges, taxes and fees), meet you at the arrival airport(s) and provide transportation to and from the program site on scheduled arrival and departure dates.

Fall or spring semester


  • U.S. to London
  • London to Italy
  • Italy to U.S.

Airport Transfers

  • Airport to London Hotel
  • London Hotel to Airport
  • Airport to Campus
  • Campus to Airport

London Visit

  • 2-night London stopover on the way to campus

Fees by departure city

Des Moines$1,900
Los Angeles$1,980
New York/ Newark$1,680
San Francisco$1,880
St. Louis$1,920
Washington, DC$1,880

The optional flight package prices listed are subject to change and will be confirmed at time of invoicing. (Program fee is guaranteed.)